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My Policeman: Harry Styles films LGBT drama with Emma Corrin

Harry Styles gave an insight into the complications of his romance with his on-screen wife Emma Corrin for new drama My Policeman while filming on Brighton beach on Friday. 

The One Direction star is taking the lead in the movie, which is set in Brighton in the 1950s, and based on Bethan Roberts' novel, focusing on police officer Tom, who is gay, but married to Marion (Emma) due to expectations. He goes on to have an affair with museum curator Patrick Hazelwood (David Dawson).

Harry, Emma, and a male co-star were working hard on bringing the story to life as they hit the shores in period costume, while putting on extremely animated displays and enjoying fun and frolics. 

Loved-up: Harry Styles gave an insight into the complications of his on-screen romances for new drama The Policeman while filming with Emma Corrin on Friday 

Emma looked amazing as she hit the beach in a striped top with a lemon yellow skirt and blue jelly shoes with her short blonde hair worn loose. Harry and their co-star were in complementary ensembles fitting to the time, with shorts and waistcoat for Harry and a vest for the other actor.

Having shot to fame on X Factor in 2010 with a head of wild curls, Harry was tended to on the shores by a crew member, who was ensuring his hair was coiffed to perfection. 

It seems that while the idea of the shoots was to frame a stunning sunny day, the English weather was working against the cast and crew as Emma, Harry and their co-star were all forced to wrap up.

Emma used a hot water bottle to stay warm while Harry and the actor both sported warm winter coats - although their bare legs were still on show thanks to the skimpy beach attire.   

The whole group: Despite the love triangle, things seemed amiable with Harry, Emma and a male co-star

Loved up: The One Direction star is starring in the movie, which is set in Brighton in the 1950s, and is based on Bethan Roberts' novel, focusing on police officer Tom, who is gay, but married to Marion (Emma) due to expectations

Wrapping up warm! Harry was helped into a coat by a crew member while Emma held on to a hot water bottle and their co-star stood with his legs out while sporting a padded winter coat

Production on the film kicked off in Brighton last month, and it is currently unclear when the film will be released. Harry will reportedly film sex scenes with co-star David in the upcoming LGBT romantic drama. 

An insider said: 'Harry will be having sex on screen and they want it to look as real as possible. The plan is to shoot two romps between Harry and David, then another scene where Harry is naked on his own.' 

A source added to The Sun: 'Not much is going to be left to the imagination. Harry is throwing himself into this new role and is really excited about the challenge, even though it’s a daunting task.

Tender moments: Filming appeared to be going swimmingly as the cast and crew giggled together 

Fun: The 2012 novel explores the sexual mores of the 1950s and the criminalisation of homosexuality

Keeping warm: Emma wrapped up warm by clutching a hot water bottle in between takes 

Wah! He went from bare-legged and in summer garb to wrapped up against the chill 

'He always wants to do things that people wouldn’t expect and challenge what people think about him — and this film will really do that.'

A spokesperson for Harry declined to comment when approached by MailOnline. MailOnline also contacted a representative for David at the time. 

Baz Bamigboye revealed in The Daily Mail earlier this year that The Last Kingdom star David would portray the lover of Harry's character. 

Making a splash: They ran from the water - despite both wearing shoes - in the playful scenes 

A close connection: Harry and a male co-star could not keep their hands off each other while playing around on-camera 

Cast and crew: Having shot to fame on X Factor in 2010 with a head of wild curls, Harry was tended to on the shores by a crew member, who was ensuring his hair was coiffed to perfection

Rupert Everett will appear as the older version of Patrick in the film, while the former One Direction artist will be replaced by Linus Roache for scenes set years after their affair began, while Golden Globe winner Emma's character will be taken over by Gina McKee later in the film.  

The film sees Tom embark on an affair with Patrick after they fall in love at first sight when they meet at Brighton Museum.

Tom's spouse becomes jealous when she discovers their passionate relationship, and decides to take drastic action during a time when homosexuality was illegal.

The 2012 novel explores the sexual mores of the 1950s and the criminalisation of homosexuality.

The Amazon Studios production is being directed by Michael Grandage, and it will shoot from April 12 on locations in London and the South-East coast, while the more intimate moments will be filmed at one of the big film studios.

Hanging out: He was perfectly styled to the time in the shorts and waistcoat 

Sweet: The film sees Tom embark on an affair with Patrick after they fall in love at first sight when they meet at Brighton Museum

His love: The love triangle plays out between the three characters amid Harry's tortured pain 

The film will be adapted by Oscar-nominee Ron Nyswaner, and Amazon will be working with Berlanti Schechter Productions.

Harry is currently in a relationship with American actress Olivia Wilde, 37, and has previously dated celebrities such as Kendall Jenner, 25, Taylor Swift, 31, and Kiko Mizuhara, 30. 

The hunk previously insisted he is not using 'sexual ambiguity to try and be more interesting' but demands fans respect his refusal to discuss his sexuality.

Speaking to The Guardian's Weekend Magazine, the hitmaker revealed that while he doesn't mind being asked about his sexuality, he has no plans to definitively provide an answer.  

The long and short of it! Harry wore short shorts despite the unseasonable weather 

Up close and personal: The camera crew were shooting close shots to Emma's face 

Star: Emma was surrounded by the camera crew as she chatted to Harry in between takes 

Chilly: Harry wrapped up warm in a huge black coat as he took a break in between takes 

Style: Harry looked quirky in some tiny blue shorts and and a sleeveless navy jumper 

Sweet: Harry put his arms around Emma as they both walked across the beach together 

Quirky: Harry was showing off his unique sense of style in his outfit for filming 

Close: Harry put his arm around Emma as they wrapped up warm in black coats in between filming their scenes 

Busy: There was an extensive camera crew in place as the filming continued at the beach

Style: Emma looked incredible in a yellow skirt and striped blue shirt as she stood chatting to Harry

He explained: 'What I would say, about the whole being-asked-about-my-sexuality thing – this is a job where you might get asked. And to complain about it, to say you hate it, and still do the job, that's just silly. 

'You respect that someone's gonna ask. And you hope that they respect they might not get an answer. 

'It's not like I'm sitting on an answer, and protecting it, and holding it back. It's not a case of: I'm not telling you cos I don't want to tell you. It's not: ooh this is mine and it's not yours. It's: who cares? Does that make sense? It's just: who cares?' 

It comes after Emma appeared to come out as 'queer' last month when she took to Instagram to share an image from her shoot for Pop magazine, and wrote the caption: 'ur fave queer bride.' 

Emma has kept tight-lipped on any talk surrounding her sexuality and dating life. 

Strutting his stuff: Harry is currently in a relationship with American actress Olivia Wilde, 37, and has previously dated celebrities such as Kendall Jenner, 25, Taylor Swift, 31, and Kiko Mizuhara, 30

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